Archive for July 2012

Dear Chicago drivers: we have a bone to pick

Dear Chicago drivers: we have a bone to pick
Recently I spent a long morning in traffic court. I won’t bore you with the details but as I drove away, carefully, you were on my tail. Apparently I wasn’t driving fast enough for you. You honked at me, actually many of you were passing me. Several of you even flipped me off. One thing... Read more »

Lauren Spierer, Mickey Shunick and the misleading media

Lauren Spierer, Mickey Shunick and the misleading media
These two beautiful young girls vanished without a trace. Lauren on June 3, 2011 and Mickey on May 19, 2012. Both cases have drawn national attention as the searches continue. Twitter feeds and facebook pages reach out for help and answers. And the media. Oh the misleading, misguiding media. Yesterday a headline read “Grisly discovery... Read more »

Guest blog today on My Sports Complex

Hi! I had the pleasure of guest posting today on my pal Andy Frye’s blog “My Sports Complex”. Enjoy!  
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The day my Earth stood still

The day my Earth stood still
This time of year is always hard for me. It’s been especially hard with the loss of a dear friend this week so I am feeling particularly vulnerable and melancholy. 9 years ago today my world as I knew it changed forever. It’s the day I discovered a lump in my breast. I had typically... Read more »

My abused friend, a life too short lived

My abused friend, a life too short lived
Last night as the evening came to a close, I had a mental idea of all the work I was going to get done today. That’s a typical Sunday night activity for me. I did the usual Facebook peek before I marched off to bed. I still can’t wrap my head around the message I... Read more »

Dumb things my husband asks me

Dumb things my husband asks me
I’d like to think of myself as a fairly patient person. One might even say I’d have to be to deal with the questions that I am asked on a regular basis. Dumb, ridiculous, oh my God did you really just ask me that questions. These questions come from my beloved husband. I love him... Read more »
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